The 37th Board of Directors Meeting of African Leather and Leather Products Institute (ALLPI), was held virtually from September 17 to 19, 2020.
Prof. Mwinyikione Mwinyihija, ALLPI Executive Director, welcomed Board members and opened the Meeting and the Board Members elected Mr. Abdul Hakiim Sekandi (Uganda) as Chairperson. The Current Members of the BoD are Eritrea, Ethiopia, Malawi, Uganda and Zimbabwe.
The Executive Director presented ALLPI’s accomplished activities for the period January 1st to August 31, 2020, and the Institute’s 2021 work plan and budget proposal and made thorough discussion on Matters Arising from its 36th BoD Meeting, Institutes progress report of January 1st to August 31, 2020, and work plan, budget proposal of 2021 and Staff Matters.
The Board expressed appreciation for the much output registered during the reporting period, despite the challenges of Covid-19 pandemic, thanked the Executive Director and staff for translating ALLPI as a progressive team and once again confirmed the Board’s full support to management for full implementation of its remaining 2020 activities and 2021 work plan.
Finally, the Board, after adoption of the Report of the Thirty-Seventh Meeting, thanking for all Board Members on keeping to time and the Meeting was officially closed on September 19, 2020.